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Posted Queries for February 2000

CATTAN, PATTERSON posted by Leslie Keeney on Wednesday, February 2, 2000

Seeking info or descendents of Bruno Cattan. At the time of the 1920 census he lived with his wife (Iris?) and children May, Mildred and Howard. I am particularly interested in knowing his wife's maiden name as I believe she may have been my grandmother's sister or half-sister. Thanks..

MATHERS, WILSON posted by Don Miller on Friday, February 4, 2000

Searching for any information on husband & Wife JAMES and CLARA ROSEFA (MATHERS) WILSON. They were living in Elk County in 1880 and before. Sometime in the 1880's they moved to the vicinity of Cherry Tree in Indiana County. James was a Civil War vet. He and Clara are buried in Cherry Tree. His stone is government and lists his Civ War unit as Co C 19th PA Inf. No dates. Greatly appreciate any help or guidance in my attempt to find information re JAMES and CLARA.

PATTERSON, WALLWORK, WILSON posted by Susan Mottice on Friday, February 4, 2000

Mary Patterson born Glasgow Scotland,15 July 1867, died 6 October 1944, Falls Creek,PA, married George Wallwork, born abt. 1866 in Lockhaven, PA, Children: Samuel, Agnes (Married Edward Laird Wilson), Robert, George H., Joseph, Wallace.Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2000 2:54 PM

DORNISCH, DORNISH posted by Robert DuGrenier on Saturday, February 5, 2000

Looking for the town in Germany that Micheal Dornisch (Dornish) came from, or any other info on the Dornisch name..

CAMPBELL, ENGEL, GINTER, LORSON posted by Debbie Campbell on Sunday, February 6, 2000

My grandfather James Frederick CAMPBELL was orphaned at the turn of the 20th century. His parents: Michael B and Edith M (GINTER) CAMPBELL. He was born in Ridgway (1898?). Both parents were killed(how?) and James was sent to Girard College in Phila. Later married Mary LORSON of Williamsport and died in his early forties. Does anyone know of him or his family?

FEAN, KLOH posted by Trudy Smith on Friday, February 11, 2000

I'm seeking information on my grandparents, John Henry, and Catherine(Kloh)FEAN. They lived in Johnsonburg, PA from 1894 until my grandfather's death,at age 41, in 1904. They were the parents of five children, three of whom were born in Johnsonburg. Perhaps someone has heard of this family and if so,I would really like to hear from you. Thanks very much..

ECKEL posted by Robert Eckel on Wednesday, February 16, 2000

My ancestor Johann Eckel is believed to have been a baker and eventually a Lt in the Union Army, Civil War. Settled in Phila. Pa and had two sons that I know of, William Louis (my Grandfather) and Harry. Origin in Germany unknown..

FERRIS, KRISE, PARKER posted by Patti on Friday, February 18, 2000

Looking for information on GGrandparents& grandparents William Marsion Parker & Anna Mariah Krise. John Ferris &son James.

KRISE posted by Patti on Friday, February 18, 2000

Does any one know of this reunion and if there is still on last notice was Aug 14,1982 at Bennetts Valley Gun Club on Rt 153 sent by Nana Haag.

KENNEDY, RAYBUCK posted by Karen Murray on Monday, February 21, 2000

Minta Elizabeth (KENNEDY) RAYBUCK, wife of Freeman RAYBUCK died in Ridgway, Elk Co., PA. 10 Mar 1924. She was born 03 Jul 1872 Sprankles Mills, PA. Does anyone know the names of her parents? "Minta" probably a shortened form of Arminta..

AUGUSTA, KLAUSEN, LUDWIG, OSKAR, SVEN, SWANSON posted by Jim Swanson on Monday, February 21, 2000

Looking for any info regarding Oskar and Augusta Swanson, married in Ridway in 1897, and Oskar's brother, Sven Ludwig Swanson. The two families lived in Dagus Mines, PA area from 1897 til about 1905, when they moved to central Illinois. Augusta corresponded with Pearl Sidelinger from Kersey and Ellen & Minnie Nyquist from Dagus Mines..

BRUNGARD, SHEARER posted by Wallie Shearer on Tuesday, February 22, 2000

I am looking for any information on Frank L. Shearer b. Aug. 2, 1862 d. May 11, 1934 his wife was Mary Ross Brungard b. June 5, 1863 d. Aug. 21, 1936 and their children. Most if not all of their children were born in the Johnsonburg area.They and several of the kids are buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery. I understand some of the kids were living in Ridgway at the time of their deaths..

DAVIS, HUMMEL, KRAMER posted by Suzanne Mitchell on Friday, February 25, 2000

Looking for information on the following. George W. Davis married Ann?, Winfield Scott Davis married Emma Hummel, Elva may Davis married Ivan Kramer. Was told by a family friend that the Davis family were from surrounding counties of Clearfield. Winfield and Emmas children were Ellsworth, Elva, Annie, Hannah, Cora bell, Llyod, and Leonard George. Any info would be helpful..

BONHAM, GREEN posted by Laura Farmer on Tuesday, February 29, 2000

Looking for connections to Elizabeth GREEN, b 1842. Married John BONHAM, b 1821. Elizabeth died 4/20/1909 in Fox. Twp and is buried in Ridge Cemetary. Looking for their children......believe her to be my gggmother........Son is possibly Calvin Green?.

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